Loretto Hospital, 645 S. Central Ave., Chicago, Illinois 60644
Loretto Hospital has an acute care facility as well as emergency department services. Loretto Hospital participates in nursing care registry. The hospital is able to track patients’ lab results, tests and referrals electronically between visits. Loretto Hospital uses outpatient and inpatient safe surgery checklists. The overall rating for Loretto Hospital has three stars out of five. The hospital is located on Chicago’s West Side near the West Garfield Park neighborhood.
Loretto Hospital serves over 33,000 patients each year from Chicago’s Austin and West Garfield Park neighborhoods. Loretto Hospital offers patients quality primary care, geriatric medicine, an eye clinic, behavioral health services, pediatrics, women’s health, family practice and dental services.
Patients who are admitted to Loretto Hospital for treatment of medical problems sometimes get other serious injuries, complications or conditions and may even die. Some patients experience problems soon after they are discharged and need to be readmitted to the hospital. In practice, hospitals can prevent serious injuries, complications and readmissions if best practices are followed in treating patients.
At Loretto Hospital outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram, ultrasound or MRI within 45 days after a screening mammogram stands at 16.9%. The Illinois average is 7.9% with the national average at 8.9% in this category. The outpatient imaging efficiency measures provides information about a hospital’s use of medical imaging tests like mammograms, MRIs and CT scans for outpatients. He purpose is to protect patients’ safety, to follow up properly when screening tests like mammograms show a possible medical problem and to avoid the risk, stress and costs of doing imaging tests that patients may not require.
The hospital website is: www.lorettohospital.org.